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  • 30 Sep 2018 11:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Moves to reimburse consumers who fall victim to push payment fraud has come a step closer with the publication of a draft voluntary code drawn up by a steering group of UK banks and consumer rights campaigners.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/32712/new-legislation-may-be-needed-to-address-app-fraud

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    And as new research from financial services industry trade body, UK Finance reveals, bank account fraud – much of it carried out by means of simple confidence tricks – cost Britons more than £500 million in the first six months of 2018.


    https://www.cashlady.com/news/payment-fraud-costs-customers-500-but-are-banks-playing-fair/

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scammers stole more than £500 million from UK bank customers in the first half of 2018, figures have shown.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/24/banks-urged-to-step-up-as-fraudsters-steal-500m-from-uk-customers/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The ringleader of a £2.8m fraud has been jailed for 13 years after being prosecuted by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/regulation/2018/09/17/ringleader-of-2-8m-fraud-jailed-for-13-years/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Banks called in to help battle against consumer scams Save Save Banks stopped £1.4bn of fraud last year, but customers still lost almost £1bn through scams

    https://gooruf.com/uk/news/2018/09/16/banks-called-in-to-help-battle-against-consumer-scams/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police Scotland have been asked by MPs to investigate individuals implicated in a £245 million fraud at HBOS Reading that destroyed scores of small businesses.

    http://www.thenational.scot/news/16882530.mps-ask-police-scotland-to-examine-hbos-fraud/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Kweku Adoboli wins bid to delay being deported to Ghana, which he left as a four-year-old


    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/sep/17/uk-deportation-ubs-kweku-adoboli-ghana

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Supporters of a former UBS trader facing deportation to Ghana after being convicted of fraud are preparing an 11th hour legal challenge to try and keep him in the UK.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/16/rogue-trader-convicted-of-fraud-launches-last-ditch-attempt-to-avoid-deportation/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    NCA opens case into limited liability partnership and warns of ‘route for money laundering’


    https://www.ft.com/content/10a45c32-bcf7-11e8-94b2-17176fbf93f5

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:48 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Officers from the NCA’s International Corruption Unit have arrested a former Pakistani Politically Exposed Person, aged in his 40s, and his wife, aged in her 30s, in connection with alleged money laundering in the United Kingdom believed to be the result of corruption in Pakistan.


    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1468-former-pakistani-politically-exposed-person-arrested-in-nca-investigation

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